A Raising Up--Memories of a North Carolina Childhood


This clear-eyed poignant tale of a young, spirited boy growing up on a North Carolina tobacco farm during the Great Depression and World War II is based on the author's childhood recollections. R.C. is an extraordinary character, a boy who dreams of flying planes and seeing the world, despite the fact that his existence is dictated by the realities of extreme poverty. Readers will warm to his charm, laugh at his misadventures, and marvel at his determination.

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